Collection: Mari Collier

Mari Collier was born on a farm in Iowa. The farm where she grew up had no electricity or inside bathroom. She has lived in Arizona, Washington, and Southern California. She and her husband, Lanny, met in high school and were married for forty-five years. She has worked as a loan collector, bookkeeper, receptionist, and Advanced Super Agent for Nintendo of America. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Twentynine Palms Historical Society, and still serves as a Docent and writes a column for the Old Schoolhouse Museum. She began writing at the age of eleven, but did not pursue publishing until retirement. There are now seven Chronicles of the Maca, three Tonath Chronicles, and four anthologies. She is now working on her memoirs.